APPLY NOW TO BE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT LUMEN STUDIOS GALLERY IN JANUARY 2019

For January 2018, Lumen Studios would like to host two Artist Residencies within their gallery space in the crypt of St John on Bethnal Green. This residency scheme follows a successful series of fortnight residencies from artists Julie Hill, Zanny Mellor, Jessi Rayner, Nick Scammell and Simon Head. Images: Mirror Darkness by Julie Hill, The Shape of Light by Zanny Mellor and Jessi Rayner. 

Dates

1 January 2019 – 15 January 2019
15 January 2019 – 29 January 2019

Fee/Cost
£500 

Minimum/Maximum Size Artist Group

Minimum: 1 / Maximum: 5

Deadline for Submissions: 15 December 2018

Theme

Lumen Studios welcome proposals broadly relating to astronomy, light, physics and broader aspects of science and ecology. Artists may wish to respond to the unique venue of the crypt itself. That said, we are open to a range of proposals.

 

About The Space

St John on Bethnal Green is a grade 1 Listed Building designed by Sir John Soane, and was built between 1826 and 1828. The church is an established arts venue, regularly hosting exhibitions, music events and theatre productions.

St John on Bethnal Greenis a grade 1 Listed Building designed by Sir John Soane, and was built between 1826 and 1828. The Lumen Crypt Gallery reflects Sir John Soane's attention to detail, boasting unique curved walls and egg shaped pods.  The space is especially effective for dark-space installations and projections, but also supports 2-Dimensional works. The Crypt is still the final resting place of 2 people, and we wish to respect their presence in the space. 

Events

Artists may wish to create an event/workshop to show works produced on the residency, or as part of participatory practice within the residency itself. If you would like to create an event, please indicate what you would like to do. 

Can I charge for my event?

Yes, but this must be handled within your own Eventbrite/Biletto page.

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